4-Nitrothiophenol

  • p-Nitrothiophenol
  • p-Nitrobenzenethiol
  • 4-Nitrobenzenethiol
  • p-Nitrophenyl mercaptan
Formula
C6H5NO2S
Structure
Description
Solid. With a stench.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1849-36-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
217-436-4
RTECS
DC1850000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
606924
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-01687
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H5NO2S
Formula mass
155.17
Melting point, °C
79
Density
1.322 g/cm3 (25 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.39

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Refrigerator (approx 4 C). Store under nitrogen.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause nausea and vomiting. Ingestion may cause headache, nausea, and vomiting.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.